City of Shawnee, Kansas
Position Summary The general purpose of the Police Officer position is to affirmatively promote a feeling of community safety and security through the safe, efficient, effective and lawful performance of law enforcement duties and functions. We are currently taking applications for Certified Police Officer and uncertified Police Officers. For salary information and requirements to apply as a Certified Police Officer, please visit our\u00a0Police Department\u00a0information page on the City of Shawnee website (). Position Responsibilities Daily routines require taking calls for service, patrolling to deter and detect crime, investigating crimes and complaints, citing and arresting law violators, preparing and following up on reports and cases, protecting persons and property, and securing and protecting prisoners. When not responding to calls for service, the police officer is expected to use unassigned work time in an efficient manner by self-initiating work on those tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or the equivalent Must be 21 years of age by the date of employment U.S. Citizen Valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record Successful completion of oral interview by Staff and Police Chief Successful completion of physical ability test, background investigation including a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, post-offer employment physical and drug screen Note: Kansas residency not required. Supplemental Information Automatic Exclusions include: More than four (4) no contest\/convictions of moving violations in the last three (3) years No contest\/conviction of driving under the influence of alcohol in the last three (3) years No contest\/conviction of driving under the influence of a controlled substance in the last three (3) years Any illegal drug use within the past two (2) years Tattoos must not be visible while in uniform Application Instructions Information on this application will be used to judge your qualifications and evaluate your education for the position that you are applying for. Please read all of the questions carefully and answer all questions completely and honestly. Include all past and current employers. Include all education from high school through highest level of education with start and end dates. List three character references that you have known for at least three years, are not related to you and\u00a0are not listed as a supervisor in the Employment History section. Please Note: Most correspondence will be done electronically. It's a good idea to add to your address book to keep your notifications from going into you spam\u00a0folder. Do not leave any blank spaces. If a question does not apply, write \DNA\ in the answer space. All information in this application is subject to verification. Any false, misleading, or incomplete information will result in your application being eliminated.\u00a0 Your ability to completely \u00a0 and honestly fill out this application is part of the process to determine your suitability for \u00a0 employment. If you intentionally leave out any information that you think might be detrimental \u00a0 to you obtaining a job such as past drug use, any incidents of theft or other crimes, it will \u00a0 automatically eliminate you from consideration for employment. The fact that you may have \u00a0 used drugs, committed theft or another illegal act will not automatically eliminate you, but the \u00a0 omission of it during the application process will.\u00a0 Once submitted, this application becomes the property of the City of Shawnee.
City of Shawnee, Kansas
Website : http://www.cityofshawnee.org